“You can’t hide it you might as well embrace it.
So believe me it’s not easy.
It seems that something’s telling me…”

Hello again, Unlike last week’s Friday failure, I’m going to give myself a little more leeway by writing something up earlier in the day. If that’ll help improve the quality, well, it’s too early to tell 🙂 These last few days have been fairly quiet and as I’ve said before, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. I don’t mind reading or watching drama, but given the choice, I’d rather avoid the less than jolly type. Oh, I suppose I should mention the Jubilee to keep this topical eh? Right, that’s that done. What else? 😉 Oh yes, the pre-Jubilee School Trip I went on, the kids sent thank you letters to the parents who helped keep an eye on them. I […]

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“’cause she new what she was doin,
when she told me how to walk this way”

Hiya, As way of a change, this week I’ve been away on a course. Not the tucked away in a hotel type of thing, but just away from the cut & thrust of the office. This time around it was a change from the technical and on to matters of a team focus. I found the whole thing interesting, but I think that was mainly due to the people I was with (lots of new people for all over the firm) and all the conversational stuff that went on. People swapping stories and life experiences, that type of thing. Anyhoo, during one coffee break, one attendee  mentioned that she’d been looking to study counselling, but given the travel required (the degree […]

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“In the satisfaction stakes,
It’s like sitting on the number nine bus”

Hi, So, last week on sick leave before I go back to work. It’s been different being off it physically, but with it mentally. What I mean is, when you’re ill, like with flu or a bad stomach, your brain is a little all over the place while your body attempts to get over the situation. This time around, despite an amount of ‘ow’, I am fairly with it, so it’s been good in that I’ve been able to catch up on reading and enjoy life in the slow lane. Taking the dog out for a few long walks – well, at least when it wasn’t chucking it down – and it’s been good being home when the kids come back […]

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“You known I can’t believe it,
when I hear that you won’t see me.”

Hi, This time around it’s a quiet week and as I’ve said before, quiet isn’t necessarily bad. Sure, I don’t mind watching a bit of drama second hand – so books or film – but experiencing it first hand isn’t always quite so welcome. 🙂 Midweek Mid week I booked an afternoon off to do a spot of shopping. Not the trans stuff, but the more mundane things such as new bloke clothes. My trainers have reached optimum comfort, which in real terms, means they are in danger of dropping to pieces when I least expect them too. I also kept my eye out for some Xmas gifts and when you spot something that’s just right, it can pay to […]

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“I’ll escape if I try hard enough,
Till King of the Jungle calls my bluff”

Hi, How’s things? It seems the autumn weather is slowly starting to make itself known. There’s a little edge of the morning or lunchtime walk: do I or don’t I take the brolly with me? Plus, those warm mornings are gradually slipping away, not that you came here for a weather forecast 😉 Funny, even as a kid I found September as a bit of a turning point. It seemed to mark the change between the school holidays and the summer itself. It was – and indeed still is for me – a case that there’s something different in the air. Perhaps it’s just a change in the temperature, but I feel there’s more to it than that. Personally, I […]

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